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“Think About Who Your Neutrality Hurts”

White and Black Opinion Differs on the Importance of Ferguson for Race By Joseph Orosco and Phoenix Calida The Pew Center for People and Press conducted a survey last week to ask Americans  their views on the top news stories and to gauge their reactions to the developments in Ferguson, Missouri, following the shooting of Michael Brown.  The results are…
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How Can We Have Hope That Justice Will Prevail?

  Finding hope for social justice in the origins of human civilization   By Joseph Orosco There usually comes a point in one of the many classes I teach dealing with social justice issues that students will stop and ask: “How can we have hope that justice will prevail?”

Ferguson on my Mind

By Chris Crass Rioting throughout history, by oppressed peoples against injustice, has been one of the most effective ways to make positive changes in society. Regularly rioting takes places after all avenues have proved ineffective.

Did you make sure?

  By Phoenix Calida Have you made out a will? Just in case, ya know? You wanna make sure your kids get their inheritance, ya know?Did you add who will get your kids if….?Did you make sure to hug your mama and daddy good before they left today?You need to walk with your head down. You look arrogant and angry…
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Interview: Chris Dixon

  Chris Dixon, originally from Alaska, is a longtime anarchist organizer, writer, and educator with a PhD from the University of California at Santa Cruz. He is a collective member of the Institute for Anarchist Studies and serves on the advisory board for the activist journal Upping the Anti.

Being a Woman of Color

  By Phoenix Calida Being a woman of color is a very unique situation. On one side, we have white supremacy and racism. So there is an urge to join with  men of color and fight for racial equality. On the other side, we have patriarchy and sexism. So there is an urge to join white women and fight for…
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